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What To Do When Injured By a Purchased Product?

Injured By a Purchased Product

What To Do When Injured By a Purchased Product?

Defective or damaged products can cause serious injuries to consumers. It is important to understand what you need to do if you are injured by a purchased product. First, we will look at what constitutes a product defect claim. There are three distinct types of product defects that will affect any claim for compensation.

Design Defects

Design defects are present from the outset and result in an unintentional outcome which may cause injury or damage to property. An example of a design defect may include cell phone chargers that overheat and explode during expected use. If you have been injured by a purchased product while using it as intended, the injury may be a result of a design defect.

Manufacturing Defects

If a product is designed to work as intended, defects may still occur during the manufacturing process. Examples of a manufacturing defect may include parts that have been measured incorrectly, causing them to jam. If this type of defect were to affect an accelerator or brakes in a car, it could result in a serious accident and injuries.

Warning Defects

If you were injured by a purchased product due to inadequate or poorly written warnings, the provider of the product may be liable for your injuries. In the case of overheating chargers, the event may occur due to an expected result of leaving the charger plugged in for an extended period of time. If adequate warning is not provided, it may result in consumers being injured by a purchased product.

Legal Recourse

If you have been injured by a purchased product, you may have the right to seek legal recourse. An experienced lawyer can help you prove a defective product caused you injury or damaged your property. It is important to understand you may have a long fight ahead of you when facing a large company. At H. Lehman Franklin, P.C. you have access to a team of legal experts who provide excellence in representation to clients in Georgia.

We will fully evaluate your case as part of a free consultation if you have been injured by a purchased product. It is our goal to prove the product which caused your injury was defective. Due to the fact there are potentially multiple parties involved in any lawsuit, you will need a lawyer who has a wealth of experience in product liability law.

H. Lehman Franklin has been serving clients in Georgia for over 30 years. His team consists of legal professionals, including accomplished lawyer Kimberly S. Ward. Our team is focused on the specific needs of every client, keeping a line of communication open at all times. We stand by your side throughout every phase of your case.

Victims who have been injured by a purchased product can contact H. Lehman Franklin, P.C. at (912) 764-9616 or by email at hlfranklin@hlfranklin.com. Take advantage of our free consultation and have your case evaluated by an expert in personal injury law. We look forward to helping you pursue the compensation you deserve.